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Saliba extends long Arsenal contract until June 2027.

Arsenal have announced a long-term contract extension for defender William Saliba. With head coach Mikel Arteta admitting it was a long-standing desire to do so.

Sky Sports reports that the 22-year-old has extended his commitment by four years with a team option until the end of the 2027-28 season. 

“Giving William an extension with us is something the club has been wanting to do for a long time.” Arteta told Arsenal TV.

“He proved last season how good quality he is. And how important is he to our squad?  

“The talent that you have at the age of 22 is amazing. There is still more room to develop potential than any player who has reached this point in his career.” 

“We look forward to continuing to work with him in the coming years.” 

Saliba in addition to getting a new contract. Also changed his jersey number from No. 12 to No. 2 , which has been vacant since Hector Bellerin’s move UFABET 

As for the details of Saliba’s new contract, The Sun reveals that he will receive a wage increase of 200,000 pounds per week (approximately 8.7 million baht) and has an option to extend the contract for another year. There are also claims that the Frenchman earns £40,000 a week only under his current contract.